Capital Equipment

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Definition: Capital Equipment

Capital Equipment

Full Definition of Capital Equipment

The assets of a company that are used in the production process, such as machinery. Most often capital equipment refers to long-term assets, but it can include short-term assets as well. Such equipment will not be sold in the normal course of business but will be used, worn out or consumed over time as business is conducted.

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Capital Equipment. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 26, 2022).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Capital Equipment are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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